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Five soccer players named to All-Region 6AAAAA Team

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

April 30, 2019

Senior soccer players Anna Tischer, Mia Wood, co-captains Lena Brown and junior Kaitlin Palaian were named to the All-Region 6AAAAA Girls Team for the 2019 season. The girls team is still in the State 5A playoffs, and play in the Sweet Sixteen round on May 1 against Loganville. Additionally, senior soccer player and captain Nicho Cucchi was named to the All-Region 6AAAAA Boys...

Boys tennis advances to Final Four in State 5A tournament

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

April 26, 2019

The boys tennis team beat Wayne County 3-0 on April 25 to advance to the semi-finals of the State 5A tournament. The tournament run is the deepest in program history, and the team lead by 11-0 senior Josh Wolfe, seniors Maximus Freightman and Jack Stegleman. The team also has a vital doubles team comprised of freshmen Teddy Suazo and Scott Whitley. The boys won Region 6AAAAA...

Girls soccer wins first playoff game, advance to sweet sixteen

April 26, 2019

The girls soccer team won their first playoff game against Paulding County High School 9-1.They will face Loganville in the second round on May 1, with aspirations of winning after losing in the sweet sixteen last year.

Lambert named APS Athletic Director of the Year

April 17, 2019

Grady athletic director, John Lambert, was named Atlanta Public Schools Athletic Director of the year earlier today. He has been the AD of Grady for two years but will be replaced by incoming AD, Patrick Johnson, a former basketball player at Duke.

Cheerleading tryouts begin Thursday

April 8, 2019

Cheerleading team tryouts for the 2019-2020 school year will begin Thursday, April 11. Students must have teacher recommendation forms with the required minimum score and physicals on file with Coach Lambert by Tuesday in order to be eligible to try out.

Grady alum Gracie Griffith wins Women’s Publix Atlanta Marathon

Grady alum Gracie Griffith wins Women’s Publix Atlanta Marathon

March 19, 2019

Gracie Griffith, 2016 graduate from Grady, won the women's division of the 2019 Publix Atlanta Marathon on St. Patrick's Day. She finished with a time...

eSports Club triumphs at first competition

March 14, 2019

Grady's eSports Club won a recent Smite competition, winning all 3 games against North Atlanta High School and Creekside High School. Club members Simon Roode, Elliot Willner, Luca Ptacek, Leo Hollingworth, Bryson Bien, and Franklin Geer represented Grady. The club may compete in a LAN tournament later in the spring as well as host a college eSports information session

Track teams sweep home opener meet

February 28, 2019

The girls and boys track teams finished first in the Grady Opener, the teams' first home meet. The girls outscored second place Mays 146 to 133.50 and the boys outscored Douglass 133 to 121. The teams travel to Griffin on March 2 for the Griffin Ross Invitational. All Tuesday home meets this season have been relocated to Lakewood Stadium.

Winter sports banquet set for Feb. 13.

February 6, 2019

The Winter Sports Banquet will be Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the cafeteria. Athletes from the following sports will be honored: wrestling, swim, basketball and cheerleading

Region Basketball Tournament

Kaitlin Palaian, Associate Managing Editor, Sports

February 4, 2019

The 6AAAAA region basketball tournament will begin February 4 at Decatur High School. Both the boys and girls will face Carver and if either wins they will face Riverwood Thursday, February 7. Go Knights!

Swim moves on to state

Kaitlin Palaian, Associate Managing Editor, Sports

February 4, 2019

Congratulations to the following swimmers for earning a spot on the State Team: Andrew Beamon Liam Bray Frederick Hamilton Jack Labadia Brooks Maddox Kai McHale Jabbaari Rhoden Keaton Bucciero Noa Deseda Selena Kleber Nell Kropp Sophia Palomino Ariana Ramsey Lindsay Schroeder Maggie Watkins Storm Wright The State meet will...

APS college signing day set for Feb. 6

January 28, 2019

Atlanta Public Schools will host its annual college signing day for athletes district-wide on Feb. 6 at Therrell High School. The event is for all athletes who are signing, have signed or will sign a National Letter of Intent on that day for a college team.

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